The family said Omar Mark Pettigen was acting strangely since returning from Morocco.
A California man was arrested after shooting his mother seven times, cutting out her heart, and masturbating on her body.
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The Clash Daily reported:
A California man accused of murdering his mother told police that he sliced open her chest, removed her heart… extremely disturbing court documents claim.
An unapologetic Omar Mark Pettigen, 31, said that the horrific act felt “good” upon his arrest just north of Oakland five days after the slaying, according to charging documents obtained by The Daily News.
When officers arrived at the home, Nailah Pettigen, 64, “appeared to have been disemboweled” in her blood-soaked bedroom, police said.
The former American High School math teacher was found sliced from her neck down to her cervix and had her underwear around her ankles. She had also been shot at least seven times, an autopsy later found.
Then it gets even worse.
Once he returned, he reportedly hit her in the head multiple times before grabbing the firearm and shooting her in the back four times. Unsatisfied, Pettigen then grabbed a knife and sliced into her chest before removing her heart with his barehands.
This vile act gets far worse…
Placing her heart back into her body, Pettigen then masturbated on her corpse because “he needed to be with himself and needed a release after the event,” court documents state.